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The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

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Summerfield Book Award

The Summerfield Book Award is named in honor of Dr. Martin Summerfield, founder and initial editor of the Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics series of books published by the AIAA. The award is presented to the author of the best book recently published (within the last five years) by AIAA. This annual award is generally presented at the AIAA Science and Technology (SCITECH) Forum. Nomination Deadline: 1 July
  • Full Name: Paul Zarchan
  • AIAA Citation: For the book “Tactical and Strategic Missile Guidance” with three editions published in the AIAA Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, which has become a classic by providing a unique, insightful, and modern exposition of this complex subject in an unusually clear pedagogical format useful to both novices and experts